Coiner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Coiner is Anglo-Saxon in origin. It was a name given to a coiner, or coin master. This was a name for a person who minted coins, having derived from the Old English word coyn, which means coin.

Early Origins of the Coiner family

The surname Coiner was first found in Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Important Dates for the Coiner family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coiner research. Another 46 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1273 and 1327 are included under the topic Early Coiner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Coiner Spelling Variations

Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Coiner include Coiner, Coin, Cuner and others.

Early Notables of the Coiner family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Coiner family

Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Coiner were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Johann Cuner, who arrived in 1784.

Contemporary Notables of the name Coiner (post 1700)

  • Richard Coiner Jr., American aviation consultant and executive to the assistant secretary of war for air in World War II
  • C. Benton Coiner, American politician, Candidate for President of the United States, 1960 [1]
  • Beverly Waugh Coiner (b. 1857), American Republican politician, Mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, 1882-84; Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney, 1887-89, 1895-96 [1]
  • Berneice Coiner, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1944 [1]

Historic Events for the Coiner family

Flight TWA 800
  • Miss. Ana Duarte Coiner (1984-1996), from Binghamton, New York, USA, American passenger flying aboard flight TWA 800 with her mum Constance Coiner from J.F.K. Airport, New York to Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Rome when the plane crashed after takeoff ; she died in the crash [2]
  • Mrs. Constance Coiner (1948-1996), from Binghamton, New York, USA, American Professor and author of Better Red flying aboard flight TWA 800 with her daughter Ana Duarte Coiner from J.F.K. Airport, New York to Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Rome when the plane crashed after takeoff ; she died in the crash [2]

Citations

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ The Washington Post Passenger List TWA Flight 800. (Retrieved 2018, February 15th). Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/national/longterm/twa800/list01.htm
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